Kanpur: Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has accepted an invitation extended by the principal of a madrassa to "bridge the gap between the BJP and the Muslims."
Joshi will inaugurate the madrassa in Shyam Nagar area of his constituency in January.
"Joshi has agreed to inaugurate the madrassa. It will be inaugurated in January when he will be in the city," Kanpur BJP president Surendra Maithani told a news agency.
"I sent the invitation to the BJP leader to bridge the gap between Muslims and the BJP to be reduced and so that they understand each other better," principal of the Al-Jamia Atun Nooriyan madrassa, Mehraj, said.